Tuniq TX-2 and TX-4 Thermal Compound Review

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tuniq-tx2-tx4-packagingSo many people have such radically different outlooks on thermal compound. Some people will undoubtedly tell you that you should only run a certain thermal compound. However, that’s not necessarily the case. There are several thermal compounds that all perform within just a small percentage difference of each other. That doesn’t mean you should just rush out and grab whatever thermal compound you’re able to find, as you want to do some research on what you’re getting into.

Review Sample Provided by: Tuniq
Product Name: TX2 & TX4 Thermal Compounds
Price at time of review: $ $7.99-$12.99 USD
Product was given in exchange for work done to produce this review.

For this quick review/overview we will be looking at two thermal compounds from the same company, Tuniq.  We will be taking a look at the TX-2 and TX-4 thermal compounds. The TX-2 is more of a average thermal compound while the TX-4 is more at the top end. We will see if this hold true with the testing.

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TX-2 Specifications

AppearanceGrey
Viscosity 285000 cP
Thermal conductivity4.5W/mK
Operating temperature-45°C ~ 200°C
Specific Gravity3.96 @ 25°C
 Volume1ml (3.5g)

TX-4 Specifications

AppearanceGrey
Viscosity66200 CP
Thermal conductivity6.53 W/mk
Operating temperature-45°C ~ 160°C
Volume1ml (3.5g)

Both the TX-2 and the TX-4 thermal compounds come in a plastic syringe. The TX-2 comes in a clear plastic package with absolutely no paperwork with it whatsoever. TX-4 is held inside of a blister package and behind it you can see a thermal interface material (TIM) spreader.

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The reverse side of the packaging shows a brief amount of information. The TX -4 package does feature some small graphics, as well as a thermal compound performance chart. The TX-2 packaging is simple and features white text showing the specifications of the TX-2 paste.

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Both the TX-2 and TX-4 come packaged in a white plastic syringe. The TX-4 comes with a soft slip over cap, while the TX-2 features a screw on style cap.



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